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Lahaina Bypass Phase 2 groundbreaking. File photo, October 2010, by Wendy Osher.
VIDEO: State pushes forward with Lahaina Bypass $24 million 2nd phase
October 1st, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

State Department of Transportation (DOT) officials and Goodfellow Bros., Inc. joined the West Maui community in celebrating the groundbreaking of the second phase of the Honoapi‘ilani Highway Realignment Project, also known as the “Lahaina Bypass.” This phase, from Lahainaluna Road to Hokiokio Place, is the second of five phases that will ultimately result in a […]


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Former Maui Planning Director Hunt accepts directorship in Santa Barbara
September 28th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher Former Maui Planning Director Jeff Hunt will be leaving Maui next month to take on a job as the director of Long Range Planning for the County of Santa Barbara in California.   The new job includes a $3.5 million budget with the responsibility of supervising 18 planners and updating the Comprehensive Plan […]


Click image to view VIDEO of our interview with West Maui Council candidate Elle Cochran.
VIDEO: Elle Cochran, West Maui Council, Candidate Profile, Decision 2010 MauiNOW.com
September 4th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui Election, Maui News
 

Elle Cochran, 2010 candidate for West Maui Council, Transcript: Introduction:  Aloha, I’m Elle Cochran, running for the County of Maui council seat for the West Maui district.  I’m new to this.  This is my first time running, but I have that passion, energy and drive, the willingness and openness to learn the issues, listen to the […]


Jerry Konanui. Photo courtesy Maui Nui Botanical Gardens.
Maui Nui Botanical Gardens offers Kalo Workshop September 4-6, 2010
August 26th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui Arts & Entertainment, Maui News
 

The Maui Nui Botanical Gardens hosts a Kalo (Taro) workshop lead by Hawaiian cultural practitioner and mahi`ai (farmer) Jerry Konanui as part of its new education program, “Ulu Ka Hoi” (to grow interest).   This three day event will educate local farmers and practitioners on the varieties of kalo available, techniques to identify these varieties, […]


Maui Parks Department hosts meeting on Dog Parks, August 26
Maui Parks Department hosts meeting on Dog Parks, August 26
August 26th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The county parks department hosts an informational meeting tonight to discuss dog parks.  Guest speakers will provide information on the establishment of dog parks, maintenance, and non-profit fundraising.  The meeting begins at 6 p.m. at the Waikapu Community Center. The public is invited to attend and provide input on establishing dog parks and dog park […]


Maui County offices closed in observance of Statehood holiday
Maui County offices closed in observance of Statehood holiday
August 20th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

All County of Maui offices will be closed on Friday, August 20, 2010 in observance of the Statehood Day holiday. County landfills will operate as follows: ● Central Maui Landfill: open 7 a.m. – noon ● Olowalu Recycling: open 9 a.m. – noon ● Hana Landfill: open 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. ● Molokai Landfill […]


Maui Real Property Tax bills for first half of year due August 23
Maui Real Property Tax bills for first half of year due August 23
August 17th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The County of Maui Real Property Tax Division issued a reminder to property owners today that real property taxes are due Monday, August 23, 2010 for the first installment of fiscal year 2010-2011. The deadline set by the Maui County Code is August 20; however, that day falls on the observed holiday for Statehood Day. […]


Click to enlarge.  Image courtesy Munekiyo & Hiraga.
Two new replacement water tanks planned for Omaopio in Kula, Maui
August 16th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

By Wendy Osher The County of Maui Department of Water Supply is proposing to construct two new replacement water tanks along Omaopio Road in Kula.  Currently, residents living along the road have a limited storage capacity of potable water for their domestic and agricultural use.  In addition to increasing storage capacity, the project is also […]


Kehalani fire flare up:  Roads in Wailuku Heights area reopened
Kehalani fire flare up: Roads in Wailuku Heights area reopened
August 9th, 2010 · Comments Off · Featured, Maui News
 

(Update: 4 p.m. 8/9/10) Fire officials have called the flare-up extinguished at 3:00 p.m. An estimated one acre was burned. No injuries or damage to structures are reported. Maui police re-opened South Alu Road at shortly after 3:00 p.m. There were no evacuations ordered of the area. (Update 3:11 p.m. 8/9/10) AUGUST 9, 3:11 PM: […]


Public reminded of new County Landfill schedule
Public reminded of new County Landfill schedule
August 9th, 2010 · Comments Off · Maui News
 

The Department of Environmental Management, Solid Waste Division, reminds the public that all County landfills are now operating under new schedules that became effective July 1st, 2010 with the beginning of the current fiscal year. All County landfills are closed on Sundays as previously announced. County landfills located on Molokai, Lanai and in Hana are […]


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